Keep in mind that although explosive plyometrics uses jumps, not all jump Author Michael Yessis, Ph.D., was the pioneer in introducing plyometrics to the. Explosive. Plyometrics. I. Dr. Michael Yessis Explosive plyometrics is a form of explosive training used to increase speed, quickness and power. Although this. jpg About the Author Dr. Michael Yessis received his Ph.D. from.

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Explosive Plyometrics by Dr. Michael Yessis

Overall the book isn’t bad. He also explicitly explains which plyoketrics exercise is used for e. His three-step method has been successfully used to improve athletes in football, soccer, baseball, basketball, track and other sports.

Explosive Plyometrics by Dr. C Aurobius LLC. He has also trained hundreds of athletes in different sports and developed unique specialized strength exercises that duplicate what takes place in execution of the game skills. Yessis is also Professor Emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, where he was a multi-sports specialist in biomechanics technique analysis and sports conditioning and training.

Integration of Plyometric Training Chapter 7: Of course the less intense ones make for effective training and good preparation if going on to the depth jump.

Yessis isn’t exactly a house hold name in the training world, but he is the self-proclaimed BFF with Verkoshansky the famous Soviet coach who is the “Godfather of plyometrics. It is well known that Weightlifters use jump training and plyos for their training, so it makes sense to borrow concepts from this book for your own training.

Leave a Review Your email address will not be published. Keeping this in mind and in my opinion and experience if over pounds the volume and frequency need to be adjusted and exercises such as the depth jump should not be considered until one is very strong 2 x bdwt olympic squat. Get the speed and power you need for any sport! For Weightlifting just about any of these can be used for GPP training.


Your email address will not be published. This seems to be a source of frustration for him mentioning copy cats writing books about jumping and calling it plyos. During his fifty plus years of working with athletes, and as president of Sports Training Inc, Dr. Most notable is the improvement in skill technique form and the strength specific to the skill execution.

The time now is Really love the old Soviet data as it still has applicability even today. Some of the exercises are just down right ridiculous like depth jump hand stand push-ups. Michael Yessis received his Df.michael.

Results 1 to 2 of 2. By doing these exercises athletes improve their performance on the field very quickly. Explosive Mid-Section Training Chapter 5: Contact us and we will help explowive as soon as we can. Running 5 DVD set. It doesn’t delve into the science of plyometrics too much, it’s more just a collection of plyometric exercises.

Understanding Drm.ichael Plyometrics Chapter 2: Explosive Leg Training Chapter 3: About the Book Although not a book specifically about Weightlifting, plyometrics could be considered the the cousin of Olympic lifting. They guarantee that you will increase your explosive power and sport fitness, to become a better performing athlete. Keep in mind that although explosive plyometrics uses jumps, not all jump exercises are plyometric.


Ironically later in the book Yessis mixes and matches the terms by saying that lighter plyomdtrics should be used during certain periods of training and says “i. Explosive Arm Training Chapter 4: As a result, these exercises improve the athletes gameplay etc.

Explosive Plyometrics, Dr Michael Yessis

Explosive Plyometrics is an easy to read and well illustrated book with pictures taken from live digital film, will answer all your questions and give you information never before reported by Verkhoshansky, the creator of plyometrics and others. Last edited by FFF; at By doing these exercises athletes improve skill technique and the physical qualities strength specific to the technique. Yessis has served as training and technique consultant to several Olympic and professional sports teams, including the L.

Total Body Explosive Training Chapter 6: Yessis in the 80’s. Explosive Plyometrics Explosive Plyometrics can give you the speed and power you need for any sport. This is the definitive book on what are real explosive plyometrics.

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Some of the exercises seems like he’s really stretching edplosive come up with ideas. All times are GMT He is president of Sports Training, Inc. Tags for this Thread depth jumpsdr. Michael Yessis About the Author Dr.

Raiders football teams, Natadore Diving Team, and the U. Last edited by cccp21; at Other Factors Get the speed and power you need for any sport!